Heartaches, Hopes and High Fives

Kate’s advent blog theme of heartaches, hopes & high fives really resonated for me personally so I felt compelled to publish this. Firstly, I am an optimist and an ambivert. Hope My glass is always half full so in terms of hope, I am always hopeful and can sense finally, that the world is moving […]

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Identity

I was lucky recently to have (that) Mark Gilroy on to the Value through Vulnerability podcast where we discussed a wide range of topics such as vulnerability, leadership, awareness etc but one of the most striking discussion topics for me personally was around credibility & identity. HT Phil Willcox also for his influence here also. […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody

I went to see Bohemian Rhapsody, the film about the rock band Queen yesterday, with my fiance Jackie. Let me just start by stating, for me, it it was one of my top 3 films ever, up there with The Shawshank Redemption & The Green Mile. What struck me very early on however, and these […]

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Acceptance

What does acceptance mean to you? For so many of my 41 years on this planet, I have believed that the outside world dictates how ‘accepted’ I felt: Will I be accepted in this new school by the other pupils? Will I get accepted onto the course based on my sub-optimal A-level grades? Will I […]

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Connection

I was a little amused seeing the above description of connection and how it differed in meaning with North America ! gun problem? …….never! I observed something really interesting (to me!) last week. Whilst travelling into central London on the train last week, the Thameslink train was totally, 100% rammed!  Standing room only, hot and […]

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